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Re: One of the hardest things I've had to do
« Reply #25 on: July 30, 2015, 05:56:08 AM »
very tough, sorry,,,this was from hear a while back

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Re: One of the hardest things I've had to do
« Reply #26 on: July 30, 2015, 07:12:32 AM »
Tough.  I've only had one dog to be put down at old age.  Very hard to do.

I've got three hunting dogs right now that are between 5 months and 2 years.  It's going to be a rough time when all three of them get there  :'(

No matter how a good dog passes, after time it is easier to remember all the good moments.  That worst part about dog ownership is their life expectancy
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Re: One of the hardest things I've had to do
« Reply #27 on: July 30, 2015, 08:08:32 AM »
Been there, hated it, too. Sorry Deerhunter.
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Re: One of the hardest things I've had to do
« Reply #28 on: July 30, 2015, 09:25:09 AM »
It never gets easier, and I am sympathetic for your loss.  I've had the vet put down 2 of my labs, both times in my arms - that ache hurts something fierce.  I encourage you to get another, he won't replace Trigger, but life with a dog is better than life without.  I have a little dropkick dog who turns 10 Saturday, and I can see the future; hoping for a few more good years.
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Re: One of the hardest things I've had to do
« Reply #29 on: July 30, 2015, 09:28:03 AM »
Losing a good dog is as hard as losing any other family member! I'm sorry for your loss! :(

I agree that you should find another dog to enjoy and share your life with!  :)
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Re: One of the hardest things I've had to do
« Reply #30 on: July 30, 2015, 10:12:46 AM »
Sorry for your loss.  :'(

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Re: One of the hardest things I've had to do
« Reply #31 on: July 30, 2015, 10:21:19 AM »
It never gets easier, and I am sympathetic for your loss.  I've had the vet put down 2 of my labs, both times in my arms - that ache hurts something fierce.  I encourage you to get another, he won't replace Trigger, but life with a dog is better than life without.  I have a little dropkick dog who turns 10 Saturday, and I can see the future; hoping for a few more good years.
:yeah:
 I have had Labs for nearly 40 yrs, letting them go never gets any easier.  Howerver, the misery of living without one is is worse than knowing I will have to watch them pass before I am ready.  Having watched 7 Labs pass, I have never been ready.
Take a little time to get over the loss, then get another "IF" you have the time to give it the attention it deserves.
Spent most of my $$ on huntin, fishin & retrievin dogs, the rest I just pretty much wasted.